Agroecology farming practices through food forest, tree nurseries and kitchen gardens.
Utooni Development / Our Work / Agroecology
Overall objective: The small-scale holder farmers in Kaiti Sub County achieve food security in solidarity in quality and quantity.
By 2020, 850 farmers were reached in the project, of this 574 are females and 276 are male farmers.
OBJECTIVES OF THE PROJECT
- The application of agro ecological practices i.e. soil fertility, water conservation and harvesting and diversification enabled 3258 direct beneficiaries to achieve food security and healthier diets.
- Strengthened members of solidarity groups are empowered to manage their own savings and credit schemes to cover basic needs, reduce loses and exploitation
- Strengthened members of solidarity groups and school agro ecology clubs undertake common initiatives and common labour that ensured food security in quantity and quality
Dedicated farmer on her bio intensive kitchen garden
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